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We are reporting from an evaluation of a municipal workfare pilot project. The program was intended to integrate young welfare recipients into employment. According to the workfare principle, participation was mandatory for those being assigned to the program. Welfare claims were denied for...
The evaluation of labor market policies has become an important issue in many Europeancountries. In recent years, a number of them have opened their administrative databases forevaluation studies. The advantages of administrative data are straightforward: they areaccurate, contain a large number...
Unemployment rates are often higher for migrants than for natives. This could result from longer periods of unemployment as well as from shorter periods of employment. This paper jointly examines male native-migrant differences in the duration of unemployment and subsequent employment using...
We evaluate a pilot workfare project of a Berlin city community to integrate young people in social assistance into the labor market. Reference data are generated in collaboration with the German Employment Office. The participation effect is found to be positive and of relevant size, but not...
The evaluation of labor market policies has become an important issue in many European countries. In recent years, a number of them have opened their administrative databases for evaluation studies. The advantages of administrative data are straightforward: they are accurate, contain a large...
Wir berichten über die Evaluation des Pilotprojektes eines Berliner Sozialamts zur Integration junger Sozialhilfeempfänger in das Erwerbsleben. Dem Workfare-Prinzip folgend war die Teilnahme an dem Programm für die ausgewählten Personen verpflichtend. Wer die Teilnahme verweigerte, erhielt...
Unemployment rates are often higher for migrants than for natives. This could result from longer periods of unemployment as well as from shorter periods of employment. This paper jointly examines male native-migrant differences in the duration of unemployment and subsequent employment using...
Purpose – This paper aims to present the IZA Evaluation Dataset, a newly created data source allowing for the evaluation of active labor market policies in Germany. Design/methodology/approach – The paper's approach is a description of the sampling and contents of the IZA Evaluation Dataset...
"We are reporting from an evaluation of a municipal workfare pilot project. The program was intended to integrate young welfare recipients into employment. According to the workfare principle, participation was mandatory for those being assigned to the program. Welfare claims were denied for...
Unemployment rates are often higher for migrants than for natives. This could result from longer periods of unemployment as well as from shorter periods of employment. This paper jointly examines male native-migrant differences in the duration of unemployment and subsequent employment using...